Inking A New Deal

A free printer fits any budget. But it's only a bargain if you save money on ink and paper

I have a schizophrenic approach to money management. I will eat a bagel with peanut butter for dinner two nights in a row, then blow $10 on a fancy deli sandwich for lunch. I will scour Filene's Basement for $5 tights to wear with my $200 boots. I am even tempted to get a $99 color inkjet printer to go with my spiffy $2,500 PC. It all boils down to priorities. I don't need a great printer, merely a decent one. Just as the tights I wear under my boots are a private affair, most of the printing I do at...

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